If you ever get a hankering for pancakes, here are 10 places that will fill you right up, and a surprise entry that is a road trip out of Maine.

Breakfast is arguably the best meal of the day. It's also the biggest pain in the butt to make. If you want pancakes, you're also gonna want bacon and maybe eggs, or even some cut-up fruit. That's where making breakfast becomes a huge undertaking. So many pans, so many dishes, so much to clean up. Don't even think of adding syrup and children! I don't even know if ServPro would take that job.


For me, the Pancake Kitchen on Congress Street in Portland was the place to go. I mean, it WAS in the title. It was old school from back in the '60s. I think it closed sometime in the '90s or early 2000s. This was from a time when finding parking in Portland wasn't an hour-long task. Maybe you've just resigned to making pancakes at home.

Sure, pancakes are easy enough to make at home, and a lot of us do. Many of us think we are damn good at them! But in case your skills are not in making pancakes and you are not in the mood to add the bacon and eggs, here are 10 places for the best pancakes in Maine, and one in New Hampshire that Mainers make the trip for!

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